Websites for New York Mavens  

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Architecture..14 Harlem..2 Lower East Side..1 Staten Island..1
Bronx..1 Historic Houses..2 Manhattan..9 Times Square..1
Brooklyn..2 Historical Accounts..6 New York State..2 Upper East Side..2
Downtown/Financial Dist...1 Hudson River Valley..2 Political History..1 Upper West Side..2
East Village..1 Landmarks..7 Queens..4 Walking Tours..1
Event Listings..2 Long Island..3 Soho..1 West Village..1
Fun and Miscellaneous..7

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1. 1964 (and 1939) World's Fair: Modern Ruins    A wonderful array of photographic images of the World's Fair site (often in ruins) and observations....
2. 1964 New York World's Fair: Wikipedia    A good overall article on the 1964 World's Fair.
3. 1964 World's Fair at NIGHT    A small, but lovely collection of nighttime images of the 1964 World's Fair
4. Chicago World's Fair: World's Columbian Exposition of 1893    Al right! So it's a little odd to note the Chicago World's Fair - but it was very influential in New York City. FABULOUS SITE!
5. Chrysler Building / Silver Spire: How Two Men's Dreams Changed the Skyline of New York    Lovingly written information about the Chrysler Building
6. Gotham Center for New York City History at CUNY    
7. Hudson Valley: Illustrated Books and 19th Cent. Domestic Design    
8. Lewis Hine: Construction of Empire State Building    Classic photographs of the building of the Empire State Building.
9. New York Heritage Digital Library Collections    More than 160 digital collections from New York State, via libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions.
10. New York History Info    history, pictures and e-cards too
11. New York Images    New York related art works by a range of artists, both well-known and lesser-known
12. Nineteenth-century Views of Manhattan    Uptown Views
13. Prospect Park Photograph Archives    Impressive historic photographs of Prospect Park, Brooklyn.
14. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture    
15. Skyscraper Walking Tour of Lower Manhattan    Four nIce "download-able" descriptions and self-guided walking tours of some of the world's great skyscrapers.
16. The Chrysler Building: Wikipedia    A remarkably detailed, yet brief, description of the Chrysler Building. Includes some interesting Chrysler web-links.

Frequently I am asked for a list of my favorite New York web-sites.

Presented here are varied sites, broken up into categories ranging from exceptionally informative to somewhat esoteric (perhaps even eccentric).

Choose a category that interests you and enjoy!
- Justin
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